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The Great Dictator (1940)
There is a photograph of Charles Chaplin as Adenoid Hynkel in the time machine.
Taylor Mead's Ass (1965)
fictional movie called "Ass" where the entire movie is a shot of some guy's ass (just like this Andy Warhol movie)
Happy Days: Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 3 (1976) (TV Episode)
During "Monday Night Rehabilitation", the PA announcer states that the demolition derby vehicles are setting up Joe's car for the "Mallachi Crunch", a simultaneous collision from opposite directions. This was the signature move of the Mallachi Brothers and was attempted by them on Fonzie's derby car.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) (TV Series)
Years are counted off on screen as images of centuries passing are presented in the background, all while the main character sleeps.
Back to the Future (1985)
After Joe escapes prison and is running down the street, he passes a burned out carcas of a DeLorean with the signature Back to the Future (1985) booster engines in the back.
The Running Man (1987)
Not Sure is sentenced to take part in a competition where he is forced to fend for his life.
King of the Hill (1997) (TV Series)
The doctor in the beginning, when Clevon is in the hospital, mentions "...Doctors Krinsky and Altschuler..." which are both Executive Producers on Judge's show, King of The Hill.
The Simpsons: The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace (1998) (TV Episode)
references the chair Homer made that's a lounger + a toilet
American Pimp (1999)
the double d for double dose in Upgrayedd is lifted from a pimp in american pimp named rosebudd (a real pimp), and "the double d is for a double dose for this pimpin. "
WWE Smackdown! (1999) (TV Series)
President Camacho is depicted as a former Smackdown champion
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
joke where the U.N. is mispronounced as "the Un"

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WALL·E (2008)
future earth with giant mountains of garbage - crop failure solved by hero finding sprouting plant
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
Strong Bad's line, "It's what plants crave!", refers to this movie, where a drink called Brawndo has the same slogan
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
500 Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
One of the repair kits for Claptrap has a text that reads: "It's got what Claptraps crave."
Silicon Valley: Signaling Risk (2014) (TV Episode)
First two songs on the episode opener


Cops (1989) (TV Series)
Joe watches it on television.

Featured in 

Brows Held High: Mister Lonely (2013) (TV Episode)
recalling the Charlie Chaplain as Hitler joke


Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) (TV Series)
accident results in man waking up in the 25th century, 500 years in the future, and becoming a hero (but everyone is dumber now)
Jackass (2000) (TV Series)
"Ow My Balls" is a parody of "Jackass"

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